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CLAS 4200/6200

Ancient Comedy
Credit Hours:
3

Ancient comedy in English translation, concentrating on fifth-century Athens, and tracing its changing focus through Menander to Plautus and Terence; also considered will be the theoretical basis of comedy as discussed by Aristotle and others, as well as the place of comedy within the history of genres.

Prerequisites:
CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department

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